Breaking: INEC reschedules bye-elections for December

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has rescheduled the postponed 15 bye-elections in 11 states to December 5, 2020.

The elections which were earlier fixed for October 31 in Lagos, Bayelsa, Imo and Cross River, among others, were postponed by the electoral commission due to the violence that followed the #EndSARS protests across the country.

The new date was confirmed in a statement released on Friday by Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education.

Read the statement below.